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Tracking The Path To Marriage Equality (2013)


Total MCLE Credits  4.0
Ethics MCLE Credits 0.0

The United States Supreme Court decision overturning Section 3 of DOMA grants same-sex married couples the same federal benefits as other married couples, but the ruling also raises many questions that are addressed by seasoned attorneys whose practices include LGBT family law.

Program Topics

What the Court Decided and Did Not Decide in U.S. vs. Windsor:

Panel members will present an overview of the key issues addressed by the Supreme Court Justices, including: standing, federalism, dignity and status and how the decision impacts same-sex couples in New York State and the country at large.

Federal Benefits and Obligations Post-DOMA:

A panel of attorneys experienced in LGBT family law practice will address key practice areas affected by the Windsor decision, including: estate planning and taxes; immigration; Social Security and Medicaid; military benefits; and employee benefits, including health care and pensions).

Unresolved Portability Issues:

The discussion will include: state to state travel and relocation; international travel and relocation; and state of marriage/state of residence issues.

The Effect of Windsor and the New York Marriage Equality Act on Families and Children:

Panel members will address key issues affecting Gay and Lesbian families, including: Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, adoption, custody, and child support.

Program Faculty

Julie E. Fink
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
New York City

Mariette Geldenhuys
Law Office of Mariette Geldenhuys

Michele Kahn
Kahn & Goldberg, LLP
New York City

Noemi Masliah
Masliah and Soloway
New York City

Geri Pomerantz
Law Office of Geri Pomerantz
East Greenbush

Ralph Randazzo
Randazzo & Randazzo
New York City & Huntington

Lee Rosenberg
Saltzman, Chetkof & Rosenberg
Garden City

Rose Saxe
Senior Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union
LGBT and AIDS Project
New York City

Professor Lewis Silverman
Touro Law Center

Total Credits: 4.00 | Areas of Professional Practice: 4.00

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 1  US v. Windsor (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 2  Federal Benefits And Obligations Post-DOMA (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 3  Unresolved Portability Issues in Marriage Equality (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
 4  The Effect of Windsor & NY Marriage Equality Act (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
Non-Member Price: $235.00
Published Date:
  • September 16, 2013
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDC04
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.0